December 14, 2017
So, the day is fast approaching and you're still empty-handed? Compiled herein is a list of gift ideas that may just be that special something you're looking for for that special someone for the holiday. Most are available for in-store pick-up or online just in time for Christmas Day.
Find crowd-pleasing treats for your carb-loving family and coworkers at the Craft Hall Pop-Up on the north side of City Hall.
There, James Beard Award nominated baker Alex Bois (formerly of High Street on Market) offers his legendary panettone as well as a fun new pretzel-shortbread cookie hybrid.
It’s hard to go wrong with a functional and adorable beanie, especially when it’s made with 100 percent recycled materials. Plus, the new, Old City flagship of this ocean-friendly retailer, complete with an in-store café, is worth checking out.
$38 online or at the Old City shop at 205 Race St.
From Upper Darby-based mechanic Patrice Banks, this well-reviewed “do-it-herself guide” is aimed at women looking to tackle auto maintenance and repairs.
Appropriate for everyday wear or a special occasion, these delicate beaded earrings from Rittenhouse jeweler Lauren Priori come in 14-karat yellow, rose or white gold.
$165 online or at the L. Priori showroom, 1601 Walnut St. #1218.
From sisters Natalie and Tricia Pompilio, this guidebook offers plenty of wintertime exercise motivation with 30 different self-guided walking tours that uncover little-known local facts and history.
Our favorite homegrown specialty grocer is offering eight different themed assortments tailored to snack fanatics, cocktail aficionados and everyone in between: Booze (pictured), Grillin’, Spread ’Em, Philly Chile, Italiano, Local, Munchie and Green Aisle.
$45 to $90. Order by Dec. 20 via email, pick up on Dec. 22.
This wearable safety device from local entrepreneur and activist Yasmine Mustafa sends the user’s location to family and friends to keep them aware of her status and help prevent assaults.
Choose from black, rose gold or silver, $129 online.
This Philly clothing manufacturer designs uniforms for top athletes and Olympic teams, but lucky for us, they also offer stylish leggings for everyday trips to the gym.
With the help of her brother, Jordan, designer Nicole Haddad launched her first menswear collection last fall. It features comfortable pieces like these sweatpants with a classic trouser fit.
$178 online or by appointment at the LoboMau showroom in the Bok
Whether it’s your mom or your favorite neighbor, chances are there’s a dairy enthusiast on your list. Sign her up for a subscription to a unique selection of grass-fed cheeses from local makers.
$24 or $33 per pickup.